It is common to describe groups of people at events in vague terms:
Several Illinois students worked on October's service project.
Dozens of APOs study abroad each semester.
A few people carpooled to Chicago this weekend.
As an exploration of Data Science and the power of Data Visualization, nearly a hundred University of Illinois students responded engaged in a Data Science workshop and shared their perception of words describing gatherings of people. The following work shares their perception of the event:
This work and visualization was heavily based off of Wade Fagen-Ulmschneider's Perception of Probability Words visualization from July 2019. The writeup provided on Wade's visualization shares background work in this area.